Dec. 4: Deep Ocean to Outer Space: Plastic Pollution Solutions
Join us for our December 4 webinar, where panelists will discuss the impacts of and potential solutions to plastic pollution in the ocean, as well as in outer space. This special event is in partnership with the Conrad Foundation and the Conrad Challenge, which empowers students to change the world.

The webinar will be moderated by Dianna Cohen, Co-Founder & CEO at Plastic Pollution Coalition, with these esteemed panelists: Dr. Sylvia Earle, President & Chairman of Mission Blue and National Geographic Society Explorer in Residence, and Dr. Kathryn Sullivan, Chair of Aerospace History at the Smithsonian Institution. Sign Up »


Campaigning Against Corporate Plastic Polluters: How You Can Get Involved

During our November 18 webinar, we discussed the most effective campaigns to stop corporations from polluting the planet with single-use plastic. From global cleanups and brand audits hosted by Break Free From Plastic to campaigns scoring companies for their use of toxic PVC plastic and phthalates, there are projects happening near you, where you can add your voice. The webinar was moderated by Emily DiFrisco, Director of Communications at Plastic Pollution Coalition, and panelists included: Shilpi Chhotray, Global Communications Lead, Break Free From Plastic; Mike Schade, Mind the Store Campaign, Director Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families and Judith Enck, President, Beyond Plastics.


Unseen: Microplastics Research & Solutions

During our October 27 webinar, we discussed what the newest research is revealing about the pervasiveness and dangers of microplastics, and highlighted ways to reduce your exposure to microplastics as well as how to support legislation and policy change to make an impact. The webinar was moderated by , Marine Scientist, and panelists included: , Executive Director, Ecoton; , Postdoctoral student, Biodesign Institute, ASU & Plastic Oceans International, Director of Science, North America; and , Captain, River Warrior.


Plastic Free Planet: Youth Mobilize for Change

During our September webinar, we discussed how youth activists and the youth movement are mobilizing for positive change for the planet on a policy level. Panelists talked about what they and their organizations are doing to change climate policy and ways youth activism is affecting local, state and federal governments to stop plastic pollution. The webinar was moderated by Hannah Testa, Founder of , and panelists included: Dan Xie, Political Director, ; Xiye Bastida, Founder, Re-Earth Initiative and Abbigail Ramnarine, Activist, . The webinar took place on Wednesday, September 23, 2020.


Plastic Pandemic: Strategies & Solutions In Times of COVID-19

During our August webinar, we discussed ways to reduce plastic pollution during and after the pandemic. Panelists talked about how to prevent plastic pollution in your daily life, and advocate for local governments and businesses to help reduce plastic pollution during this unprecedented time. The webinar was moderated by Jackie Nuñez, Founder of The Last Plastic Straw and & Advocacy Program Manager, and panelists included: Eve Fox, Digital Director, Beyond Plastics; Cassia Patel, Program Director, ; and Lindsey Hoell, Co-Founder & CEO, . This webinar took place on Thursday, August 27, 2020 from 5-6 p.m. ET.


Plastics, Health, and Your Family

During this webinar, we explored the effects of toxic chemicals and plastics on human health, and provided practical tips and tools for how to avoid plastic and make healthier choices. The presenters included: Latham Thomas, Maternity Wellness Expert, Founder, Mama Glow & Author of , and Amy Ziff, Founder and Executive Director, . The webinar was moderated by Julia Cohen, MPH Co-Founder & Managing Director, Plastic Pollution Coalition, and took place on Wednesday, July 29, 2020.


Getting Ready for Plastic Free July

Plastic Pollution Coalition hosted a webinar on June 25 to discuss the Plastic Free July movement and alternatives and solutions to single-use plastic in a conversation with Rebecca Prince-Ruiz, Founder & Executive Director of , and Dianna Cohen, Co-Founder & CEO of Plastic Pollution Coalition. Speakers talked about the creation, evolution, and expansion of Plastic Free July and how we can collaborate for impact locally and globally to address and solve plastic pollution. Guest presenters included Shilpi Chhotray, Global Communications Lead, and Young Grguras, U.S. Coordinator of Plastic Free Campuses of . Plus, watch the video now of Tia Grazette, Founder of .

 

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